Health Records Technician 2 (Full-time Permanent)

  • Full Time
  • Kenora

Lake of the Woods District Hospital



 

Competition Number 



2022-3634-016


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


Hours



1.00 FTE


Classification


HRT2


Department


Health Records


Salary



$33.6936 to $35.0184 per hour

As per CUPE LOCAL 3634 Collective Agreement



Closing Date

Ongoing until filled



 


Description

The Health Records Technician 2 performs technical analysis, data entry and verification associated with reporting and utilizing health care data; maintains controls to ensure data quality; demonstrates leadership in the use of health information requests according to PHIPA; and assists the Manager in maintaining other priority functions in the department.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.



Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:


  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Desjardin Group Life Insurance coverage that includes life insurance, and short/long-term disability coverage
  • Green Shield Canada extended health benefits for single and family including dental services, prescription, health services, vision, hospital accommodation, etc.
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee LifeWorks Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!


 


Qualifications


Education

  • CHIMA Certification with current registration; maintenance of mandatory continuing professional education credits
  • Secondary School diploma or equivalent


Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical medicine, surgery, diagnostic tests, radiology, pathology, pharmacology, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent keyboarding skills
  • Ability to use designated reference materials
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of MS Office, MediTech, and 3M Abstracting and HIM software; experience with other clinical abstracting software and ADT software would be considered as an asset
  • Demonstrated ability with 3M report writer and other reporting writing systems
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills as well as demonstrative initiative in managing multiple priorities


Experience

  • Three (3) years previous experience as HRT preferred
  • Previous experience with DAD coding considered an asset


Other

  • Reliable attendance record


Please apply through the online application process via https://lwdh.talentpoolbuilder.com/

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.



Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.



LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.



LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.


For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393